bactericidal

adjective
bac·te·ri·cid·al | \ bak-ˌtir-ə-ˈsī-dᵊl \
variants: or less commonly bacteriocidal \bak-ˌtir-ē-ə-ˈsī-dᵊl \

Definition of bactericidal 

: destroying bacteria

Other words from bactericidal

bactericide \bak-ˈtir-ə-ˌsīd \ or less commonly bacteriocide \bak-ˈtir-ē-ə-ˌsīd \ noun

First Known Use of bactericidal

1877, in the meaning defined above

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bactericidal

adjective
bac·te·ri·cid·al | \ bak-ˌtir-ə-ˈsīd-ᵊl \
variants: also bacteriocidal \-ˌtir-ē-ə-ˈsīd- \

Medical Definition of bactericidal 

: destroying bacteria

Other words from bactericidal

bactericidally \-ᵊl-ē \ adverb
bactericide \-ˈtir-ə-ˌsīd \ noun

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